Key Messages The world is changing and so it is software development Users expect now new ways of app interaction, driven by their consumer experiences. They want their apps to run on any device and beyond that, they want the same experience they obtain in their consumer apps for their business apps. Business stakeholders demand much more agility for IT innovation. Enterprises want to be more agile, deliver innovation faster and do it with a better alignment and involvement of the business. Visual Studio 11 11/16/12
Key messages These trends are causing a new concept in software development: Modern Apps Modern apps evolve both business and consumer apps around three main attributes aligned with the market trends: User-centric: Accessible from any device with an user-centric experience Social: Integrated with user’s identity and connected with his peers / friends. Data-centric: Leveraging the vast amount of data and exposing it to any user. Modern apps are also about business agility. These apps are in continuous improvement with a strong partnership with the business so innovation can be delivered faster than ever. Visual Studio 11 11/16/12
Students who are under 18 years of age can have their parent or guardian create a personal account and upload the app on their behalf under their name using the DreamSpark verified account. Because DreamSpark uses free ID and App Hub requires Windows Live ID, it is necessary to either use a WLID account on DreamSpark or map the DreamSpark open ID account with your App Hub WILD account. Instructions are included on the site on the page shown on the slide.
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The mobile only Internet population to be 788 Mobile devices usage in context million by 2015 6.9 Billion people 5.2 Billion devices In 2013 57% of Professionals expect to use a 1.6 Billion TVs smartphone or slate as their primary computing 1.2 Billion PCs device 1.0 Billion Cars People-to-people messaging, The next decade will see the first true Usage very media and social in always-on/connected generation - "99% nature including Text, MMS, real- messaging, media and entertainment, 1% time web and social networks voice" communicationsEcoconsultancy.com 2011
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Develop captivating experienceswith various technologies XAML,XNA and .NET, C, C++, Unity,Marmalade etc..Build apps that integrate withWindows Azure and SQL AzureExtend existing web apps to mobiledevicesStore and synchronize structured data
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